Maybe NBC Should Hire Some Guys in Pajamas
Is NBC the most inept media organization? How about their botched announcement of the death of the first man to walk on the Moon, Neil Young of Buffalo Springfield. The Daily Show better have a field day with this:
Screen capture of NBC's first bulletin
Not the only place it appeared in NBC world:
I think NBC gets this weeks Brian Ross Award for brain-dead reporting.
More to the point of the real story, many of our readers will be of just the right age to be not quite old enough to recall where they were when John F. Kennedy was assassinated, but old enough to have watched and recall the second most significant event of the 1960swhen Armstrong put that first footstep on the surface of the moon. At the time it was easy to suppose that this was but the first step in a... [via Power Line]
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